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Wetpixel Live: Copyright Advice Photo

Wetpixel Live: Copyright Advice

In part due to a new simplified claims process in the US, Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon provides an overview of copyright, and how underwater image makers might protect their work from being used without reward. He stresses that he is not an intellectual property lawyer, but tries to provide some basic principles and ideas to ensure that if your work is used without permission, you understand what recourse you can potentially seek.

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Wetpixel Live: UW Lighting Tips Photo

Wetpixel Live: UW Lighting Tips

Photography is all about capturing light, and for most underwater photographers, this means using flashes or strobes. Adam and Alex discuss some crucial advice to help ensure that lighting does not prevent photographers from capturing beautiful images.

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Wetpixel Live: Mini Dome Port Primer Photo

Wetpixel Live: Mini Dome Port Primer

Responding to a recent discussion thread on the Wetpixel forum, Alex and Adam chat through small dome ports’ pros and cons. These offer some unique creative possibilities, reduced cost, and portability advantages, and have limitations that should also be considered.

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Wetpixel Live: Magnifying Viewfinders Photo

Wetpixel Live: Magnifying Viewfinders

Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard chat about what may be one of the most effective upgrades for an underwater photography system: Magnifying viewfinders. They discuss how they are used and what they do, along with the ongoing debate about the pros and cons of 45° versus straight versions.

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Wetpixel Live: UW Photo Contest Judging Photo

Wetpixel Live: UW Photo Contest Judging

The judging for the 2021 UPY contest is about to commence, so Alex and Adam discuss how the judging process in underwater photography competitions works. Alex talks about UPY, while Adam joins from the Wetpixel Masters and DEEP Indonesia contests perspective.

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Wetpixel Live: 2021 Camera and App Updates Photo

Wetpixel Live: 2021 Camera and App Updates

Adam Hanlon chats through some of the housekeeping steps needed to prepare your cameras and software to process images in 2021. He discusses how to update metadata templates, both on cameras and within editing/browsing applications, to make workflow easier and more streamlined.

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Wetpixel Live: Launching the Ocean Decade Photo

Wetpixel Live: Launching the Ocean Decade

The UN has declared 2021 to 2030 to be the “Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.” Underwater photographer and storyteller, Ellen Cuylaerts, has been advising the UN on this huge project and advocating that image-makers are active in trying to ensure that the world’s underwater places are documented in a manner that emphasizes both their beauty and fragility. On Wetpixel Live, she discusses the project with Adam and highlights how individuals can make a difference through the choices they make.

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Wetpixel Live: 2020 UW Photography Round-Up Photo

Wetpixel Live: 2020 UW Photography Round-Up

Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon discuss their underwater photography highlights from 2020. While the pandemic has curtailed travel plans significantly, it has also created new opportunities. They chat about the trips they did manage, the local diving opportunities that have presented themselves, the exciting new gear that has come to market, and how the pandemic lockdowns spawned Wetpixel Live.

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